Sporting Life

There's no place in sport for idiotic fans

Police remove a group of spectators from their seats after Mohammed Siraj of India complained to umpires of being racially abused during a cricket match in Sydney on Jan 10, 2021.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

The idiot in the stands is a stain on the game. A lout who thinks his idle provocation of athletes is clever. A bonehead who gathers a few buddies and mocks and abuses. A dimwit who thinks misogynistic or racist jokes are hilarious.

He's a waste of a seat. The equivalent of a flat beer on a cold day. Just a bad taste.

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